Anresco Laboratories is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory providing comprehensive testing services (potency, microbiological, chemical, pesticide residue, residual solvents, and nutritional analyses) to the cannabis industry. Since 1943, Anresco has been an accurate and reliable source of independent analysis, research and consulting services. As experts in the nuances of both FDA and USDA food safety standards, Anresco is committed to sharing our scientific knowledge and competency to provide further transparency to a soon to be regulated community.
Anresco Laboratories can accurately differentiate 8 cannabinoids: ∆9-THC, ∆9-THCA, ∆8-THC, CBD, CBDA, CBG, CBN, CBC in flowers, concentrates, edibles, topicals, tinctures, and many others.
Anresco Laboratories utilizes GCMSMS to quantify 27 terpenes most commonly found in cannabis.
Microbial contamination is a prevalent danger that cannot always be detected with the naked eye. Anresco is ISO 17025 accredited to run Aerobic Plate Count, Coliforms, Salmonella, Listeria, and other microbial analyses.
Pesticide Residue Screening
With over 25 years of experience performing pesticide residue analyses, Anresco routinely screens for multi-residues to meet FDA/USDA requirements and can test for over 250 different compounds.
Residual Solvent Testing
Anresco Laboratories has the expertise to quantify the presence of over 10 residual solvents often found in cannabis concentrates.
Anresco has performed nutritional labeling analyses continually since 1973 and has helped thousands of companies comply with FDA/USDA labeling regulations, using AOAC, FDA, USDA or equivalent recognized methods for all analyses.
Shelf Life Study
For producers of infused edibles, Anresco can perform a shelf life study to determine how long your product can be stored before becoming unfit for human consumption.
Because heavy metals tend to bioaccumulate over time, the toxic effects of excessive exposure often go unnoticed and can result in serious health concerns. Anresco Laboratories offers heavy metals testing for Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Mercury, and others.